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Children’s Book Review: Have I Ever Told You? By Shani King

HAVE I EVER TOLD YOU? By: Shani King Illustrated by: Anna Horvath Published: January 8, 2019 Publisher: Tilbury House Publishers Non-Fiction   One of the most important things you can say to your child is “I love you.” But even more than that, telling your child you support them, you encourage them, and you believe…
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Children’s Book Review: Mama’s Belly By Kate Hosford

MAMA’S BELLY By: Kate Hosford Illustrated by: Abigail Halpin Published: April 17, 2018 Publisher: Harry N Abrams Fiction Perfect for gifting and reading this Mother’s Day weekend, MAMA’S BELLY shares the curiosity, love, and apprehension of a young girl awaiting the birth of her baby sister. As the older sister hugs, talks, and sings to her…
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Children’s Book Review: You’re My Little Cuddle Bug By Nicola Edwards

YOU’RE MY LITTLE CUDDLE BUG By: Nicola Edwards Illustrated by: Natalie Marshall Published: February 1, 2018 Publisher: Silver Dolphin Books Fiction/Board Book If you have a toddler in your house, run out and get this book for their Easter basket! Celebrate how much you love your own little “cuddle bug” by reading this book with…
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Children’s Book Review: Questions and Answers for Kids By Scott Bowen

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS FOR KIDS A Three-Year Journal for Kids with Inspirational Bible Verses By: Scott Bowen Published: February 18, 2018 Publisher: Freely Give Co Non-Fiction/Journal If you asked an eight-year-old if they would want to live with their parents after college, I bet you would get a totally different answer looking back ten years…
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Tips for Quick Ways to Pamper Yourself from Take Lessons

School is back in session here. I usually try to spend the first day of school treating myself, but this year I ended up subbing the first three days of school. Then the rest of the week was full of appointments and running errands, so I really didn’t have any time to just relax and…
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A Little Monday Inspiration – A Mother’s Legacy

Yesterday was a wonderfully luxurious day at home with my whole family. I didn’t sleep as late as I had hoped, but did lazily lay in bed later than normal. Pat and Reagan made a huge breakfast of eggs, bacon, hash browns, and waffles. The rest of the day including the required laundry, catching one…
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Book Review: Little Things Long Remembered By Susan Newman, PhD

LITTLE THINGS LONG REMEMBERED Making Your Children Feel Special Every Day By: Susan Newman, PhD Published: October 1, 2014 Publisher: Iron Gate Press Non-Fiction As part of the iRead book tour, I’m sharing my thoughts on a great book that every parent should have in their stocking this year. For more stops on the tour…
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Too Many Things

Where have I been? I’ve been subbing. I’ve been busy in our community. I’ve been a mom to three active kids. So….the blog had to take a back seat. I’m behind on book reviews.  I have already missed two deadlines and am close to missing a third. I’m extremely behind on reading. I’ve had a…
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Just Breathe

Last night I shared this photo on my Instagram feed.  I needed a reminder, something I could visualize and remind me  to take a moment and just Breathe. This has been a hectic week and an emotional one as well. Yesterday I was pretty frazzled.  My cousin sent me a text and all it said…
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A Tough but Valuable Lesson

Our daughter learned a lesson this week  that was one she had to learn much too early.  This lesson broke her heart  and brought tears to my eyes as she shared the story.  Our daughter ran for Room Representative this year so she could be part of the Student Council at her elementary. Last year…
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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Seven Sundays: A Faith, Fitness, and Food Plan for Lasting Spiritual and Physical Change


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